Lately, I’ve found myself not wanting to be associated with christians. Not Christianity – nothing’s wrong with Christianity or Christ for that matter – but christians. I’ve just been disappointed with so-called “people of the way”, who have recently shown that their way and mine are markedly different, even though we say the way begins … Continue reading I’m Having a Hard Time Trusting Christians Right Now, Especially the White Kind
Nobody is pro-abortion. No. One. That’s why the antithesis to “pro-life” is not “pro-abortion” or “pro-death” for those who believe fertilized eggs are people. It’s pro-choice. Because nobody is pro-abortion. Abortion is a deeply personal and difficult decision sometimes accompanied by much grief and despair. That’s exactly why it should be a decision made between the person and … Continue reading NOBODY is Pro-abortion
There is nothing more American than football (not even baseball); so it’s safe to say the NFL is an extension of American society as we know it – entertainment, competition, violence, “paytriotism”, and lots of money to be made by white men perched in an ivory tower. 2 years ago in October – Domestic Violence Awareness … Continue reading The NFL STILL Doesn’t Care About Domestic Violence
It was a grey day in the Atlanta University Center. I was a freshman at Morehouse College headed back to my LLC dorm room between my morning and afternoon classes. As I made my way, there was chatter on the yard of an airplane crashing into the World Trade Center in New York City. I … Continue reading Where were you? #NeverForget
Last night was a historic night for being a woman, being black, and being named Simone in the Olympics! #blackgirlsrock #blackgirlmagic But I must say, I’ve been LIVID at the headlines, particularly about Simone Manuel’s historic Olympic victory at #Rio2016: “Simone Manuel First African American WOMAN to Win Gold in an Individual Swimming Event.” “NO!”, … Continue reading Black Enough?
This was difficult to watch. But let me say this, the trauma suffered by people of color (POC) at the hands of law enforcement is real and lingering. While video footage has helped to expose the source of this trauma, video footage also now contributes to it. Every time I see footage of violence against … Continue reading Black Trauma: #KorrynGaines Died an Invisible Death Long Before She was Killed by Police